Survey Results

On April 3rd, the ADA shared the results of a March 23 survey sent to 68,475 dentists, with 19,154 responding.

Open the link, above, to see the report in its entirety. Here’s a summary of the main findings:

What is the current status of your dental practice?

76%

Closed but seeing emergency patients only

19%

Closed and not seeing any patients

05%

Open but lower patient volume than usual

00%

Open and business as usual

 

How does this week compare to what is typical in your practice, in terms of total patient volume?

90.7%

Less than 25% of what is typical

5.1%

76%-99% of what is typical

2.9%

25%-50% of what is typical

1.2%

51%-75% of what is typical

 

Dentist

Is your dental practice paying staff this week?

45%

Yes, partially

28%

Not paying any staff

27%

Yes, fully

 

The ADA survey report breaks down responses into number of dentists in practice, DSO/non-DSO, age, ADA membership, state-by-state numbers and other variables.

The ADA says it will be polling dentists regularly.

For more information, contact hpi@ada.org

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